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[movies]The_Grim_Game_(1919)_starring_Harry_Houdini
This is the famous and, as of 2011, only surviving excerpt from The Grim Game, a 1919 silent film starring the world renowned escape artist and magician Harry Houdini. Framed for murder and unjustly imprisoned, Harvey Hanford, played by Houdini, uses his powers of escape to flee prison and pursue those who set him up and hold his fiancee hostage. This scene, filmed in Santa Monica, California, calls for Hanford to transfer from one plane to another in mid-air in an attempt to rescue his fiancee ...
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[movies]Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Adolph Zukor
John Barrymore stars in the renowned silent adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic about a Victorian scientist who turns himself into a murderous abomination.
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[movies]"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1920) director John S. Robertson
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1920) is considered the first great American horror film.  It is included in our program to illustrate the contributions to the Motion Pictures industry of two stars of Silent Hall of Fame - director John S. Robertson and actress Martha Mansfield. This is a complete version and contains about 5.30 m. footage absent from other versions streamed here.The film is based on the famous novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.  A benevolent doctor and an aspiring scientist, Dr...
Keywords: John S. Robertson; John Barrymore; Martha Mansfield; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent horror movies; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; classic horror films
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[movies]His Wedding Night
Fatty Arbuckle stars with Buster Keaton and Al St. John not far behind. The first scene when Fatty us making sodas demonstrates what a fine comedian he was and hiw great he might have been were it not for the shabby accusations made against him and the three trials from which though he was acquitted his career never recovered.
Keywords: Fatty Arbuckle; Buster Keaton; Al St John; silent; silents
Downloads: 7,513 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]"Tess of the Storm Country" (1922) director John S. Robertson with Mary Pickford
"Tess of the Storm Country" is a moving drama, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of director John S. Robertson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. The film grasps the viewer's attention from beginning until end.  A rich man has built a house on top of a hill and is going out of his way to get rid of his poor squatter neighbors living at the bottom. The rich man's son, however, is not only sympathetic to the plight of the poor, but also is attracted to a squatter girl ...
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[movies]"Shore Leave" (1925) director John S. Robertson
"Shore Leave" is a nice romantic story, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of director John S. Robertson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. "Bilge" Smith (Richard Barthelmess), a tough sailor, meets Connie Martin (Dorothy Mackaill), a seamstress in a small harbor who has never had a boyfriend.  Connie is instantly smitten.  She invites Smith to dinner, where he dances with her and gives her a kiss.  Connie has a hard time letting him go, and makes him promise that h...
Keywords: John S. Robertson; Richard Barthelmess; Dorothy Mackaill; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
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[movies]"The Enchanted Cottage" (1924) director John S. Robertson
"The Enchanted Cottage" is a moving drama, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of director John S. Robertson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. A disabled war veteran (Richard Barthelmess), hurting in body and soul and feeling rejected by the world, meets a plain girl (May McAvoy), who is unattractive in appearance, but with a kind and sensitive heart.  Will these two outcasts of society see the beautiful traits in each other and find love and happiness?The film enjoys...
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[movies]"Love's Prisoner" (1919) starring Olive Thomas
"Love's Prisoner" is a crime drama, featuring Olive Thomas, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Olive Thomas plays the role of Nancy, an impecunious teenage girl, who is left to care for her two younger sisters after their father is framed by police for a crime he did not commit.  Even though she is bitter at the system that allows an innocent man to be sent to prison, she follows her f...
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Downloads: 620
[movies]"The Beloved Rogue" (1927) starring John Barrymore and Marceline Day
"The Beloved Rogue" is a historical romantic drama featuring John Barrymore and Marceline Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. The film is by any measure a super production even in the contemporary meaning of the word.  It has rich sets, enormous crowds, intriguing storyline that includes numerous adventures, such as roof jumping and catapult shooting and, yes, a beautiful romance that goes through agony to reach the final triumph.      The film has as its principal player John Barrymore, who...
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